On Monday, September 26, the new Yogurtland in Town Center West will be donating to education in Paramount by hosting a PEP fundraiser. A full 20% of your purchase from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. will be given to the Paramount Education Partnership's Scholarship Program, which helps fund college scholarships for local students.
Patrons need to present a hard copy of the adjacent flyer or show it on their mobile devices.
Have some delicious frozen yogurt and give to a great cause. Help our kids make their dreams of attending college come true.
Yogurtland is located at 16289, Unit E, Paramount Blvd.
The Paramount Education Partnership's College Scholarship Fund was recently presented with a donation in the memory of a long-time resident and received a substantial grant from Edison International.
Paramount residents Rick and Charlene DeBie, owners of Pipeline Plumbing, made a contribution of $1,000 to the scholarship fund in honor of the late Dr. Raymond Biel, who passed away this year.
The City of Paramount recently changed its water conservation measures from Stage 2 to Stage 1. This is a return to the cutbacks that were in place at the beginning of the state-imposed move to require that all cities encourage residents to conserve outdoor water usage.
Here are the current measures.
The Paramount Farmers Market is open every Friday at Progress Park from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 15500 Downey Ave.
It features fresh fruits and vegetables, and a variety of other food items. Vendors also accept EBT.
There is plenty of parking and Progress Park is a stop for the Easy Rider shuttle. For more information, please call (562) 220-2121.
Photographs taken at City events and gatherings are now available for viewing on the website SmugMug. You can find the Paramount "gallery" at www.cityofparamount.smugmug.com.
We have hundreds of photos from the most recent Halloween Carnival and all of the City's holiday events. And they can be downloaded for free. Click on the photo, then hit the download icon at the bottom right part of the screen. Enjoy!
A line up of Paramount productions - from the city, not the movie studio - is now on the video-streaming website YouTube. Shows highlight such things as public presentations at City Council meetings, special community events, an oral history of the our town, and other Paramount profiles. Click this link to visit www.youtube.com/cityofparamount.
The City of Paramount has prepared its draft Assessment of Fair Housing in accordance with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations. The publication of this notice is the beginning of the 30-day public review period. The public review and written comment period begins Friday, September 2, 2016 and runs through Tuesday, October 4, 2016.
On January 28, 2016, the Oversight Board for the Successor Agency for the Paramount Redevelopment Agency approved the Recognized Obligations Payment Schedule (ROPS) for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. The ROPS was submitted to the California Department of Finance for review.
Additional information about the elimination of redevelopment agencies can be found on the California Department of Finance's website.